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ASUS live update process compromised

     
6:00 pm on Oct 12, 2019 (gmt 0)

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(remember CCleaner? This one’s bigger). A threat actor modified the ASUS Live Update Utility, which delivers BIOS, UEFI, and software updates to ASUS laptops and desktops, added a back door to the utility, and then distributed it to users through official channels.


[kaspersky.com...]